San Gabriel Valley Tribune via Grub Street: L.A.-based Bishamon Group Restaurants (Daikokuya, etc.) agrees to pay $144K to workers owed back pay after a U.S. Dept. of Labor investigation.
Gilt Taste: The World's Most Important Wine Book Is… a Comic.
Zester Daily: Shark fish soup you can legally eat.
The Atlantic: Judging a neighborhood by the popsicle test: Can a kid go somewhere safe for a popsicle and get home before it melts? On foot, NOT in a humvee.
Nowness: Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo, deconstructed. Pork chops. Stop-motion.
Daily Dish: Shin-Sen-Gumi to open next month in Little Tokyo. Hakata ramen. Proof #27 of the existence of god.
YouTube: The Foundry vs. Father's Office burger battle. Remember that? Yeah, yeah, we do.
Eater: The Kurdistan Episode of No Reservations: Just the One-Liners.
New York Post: People really do have sex in restaurants. Well, at least in New York City.